Hygia SLP Rotors

Vital stats:

  • the Hygia SLP Rotors weigh 76g each;
  • thickness is 1.9mm;
  • 6-bolt pattern.


  • lightweight;
  • none of the pulsing you get with Ashima AiRotors;
  • cheap.


  • prone to fading on long descents;
  • reduced braking performance in the wet;
  • uneven rotor wear - center part wears quickly to below minimum thickness.

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